2022 Top 50 Dads in Podcasting

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2022 Top 50 Dads In Podcasting

It’s become a Podcast Magazine® tradition to celebrate dads around the world—those who serve in a ‘dad’ role, juggling myriad responsibilities, professionally and personally, while keeping their kids and families front and center—in our June issue.

In this post, we proudly present the results of the vote for this year’s favorite podcasts for, or hosted by, dads, on our…

Third annual list of the Top 50 Dads In Podcasting!

The role of “dad” typically includes, but is not limited to, provider, supporter, listener, fixer, friend, and teacher. Additionally, some are also entrepreneurs, simultaneously building and growing businesses. Still others carve out time in their already full schedules to share their experience and wisdom with the world, too, through podcasting.

Help us celebrate them this Father’s Day by subscribing to their podcasts now!

Congratulations to all the winners, to every dad who podcasts, and to men everywhere with the honorable title of “Dad.”

Happy Father’s Day from the Podcast Magazine team!



1. The Fighter & The Kid

Brendan Shaub
The Fighter & The Kid is a weekly podcast hosted by comedian and former professional UFC fighter Brendan Schaub. Each week, Brendan is joined in the studio with a guest co host. TFATK is uncut and unedited, and sometimes it’s just ridiculous.

2. New England Legends

Jeff Belanger & Ray Auger
Each week, legend hunter, author, and historian Jeff Belanger and radio host Ray Auger explore the ghosts, monsters, folklore, history, and legends of New England in this award-winning podcast. If you give us about ten minutes, we’ll give you something strange to talk about today. The bizarre is closer than you think!

3. ClearMind Fitness

Patrick Johnson
Keep the mind and protect the body

4. The Girl Dad Show

Young Han
Are you a young professional thinking about starting a family, but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps a working parent wracking their mind for more ways to balance the boardroom with the playroom?

5.  Dads From The Crypt

Jason, Mando, & Jody
A podcast dedicated to the HBO series Tales from the Crypt. Join Jason, Jody, and Mando as they discuss each episode and give some dad wisdom along the way.

6. Necromonipod

Ian, Mike and Dave
Let’s drink some beer & explore the stories behind some of history’s most ruthless serial killers, conspiracy theories, alien abductions & cults!

7. Bloody Good Horror

Eric, Casey, Jon
An eclectic crew of misfits bringing you the best, worst, and downright weirdest of the horror genre since 2007.

8. From Suriving To Thriving for parents

Raymond Bourcier
I support parents becoming the parents that their kids need them to be and becoming the parents they may have always needed but never had so that you can give your best to yourself, your loved ones, and your dreams.

We’re not a podcast about information.
We’re a podcast about transformation.
We’re about taking unwavering action with the support you need to break the cycles and overcome the struggles that define you.

9. The Family Vacationer

Danny Evans and Rob Jones
A podcast dedicated to families that travel. So many of our memories come from time spent with our family. We want to help you make the most of your family vacations. We do that by covering travel destinations, travel apps, and gadgets, and talk to travel experts for ways to make family travel less stressful. Who doesn’t want that?

10. Modern Dadhood

Adam Flaherty and Marc Checket
Modern Dadhood is an ongoing conversation about the joys, challenges, and general insanity of being a dad in this moment. The interview show is hosted by Adam Flaherty and Marc Checket, two devoted 30-something dads who are certainly not fatherhood experts, but do share indisputable chemistry and a zest for parenting. Guests from all walks of life speak candidly on a wide range of fatherhood themes, and listeners can expect a healthy dose of laughter, sincerity, dad jokes, and 90s nostalgia in each half hour episode.

11. The Courage Wolf

Terry Oliver
The Courage Wolf podcast brings you stories of courage and inspiration from people just like you who have managed adversity and fear and now live successful lives of courage and freedom. Welcome to the podcast that brings you inspirational stories from people who have fed the courage wolf, and about the lives they now lead.

12. Promised Land

Ian Kehoe
On November 18, 1978 Jim Jones led 918 people to their deaths at the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project settlement – better known as Jonestown. This series will detail the story from the beginning in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the tragic end in the jungle of Guyana.

13. The Confessionals

Tony Merkel
The Confessionals is where witnesses of the unexplained share their stories and encounters with the world. Through long-form conversations, we pull out as much detail about one’s experience as possible. Join us as we delve into the unknown side of life, from bigfoot to UFOs to paranormal activity to even conspiracies.

14. Travel That Matters

Bruce Wallin
Explore the world’s most extraordinary travel experiences with award-winning editor, writer, and luxury travel expert Bruce Wallin. Each episode will inspire you with fascinating stories about unique, life-shaping journeys—and connect you to the remarkable people who make them possible. Gain insider access to extravagant hotels, impactful adventures, and secret hideaways, and discover the magic of travel at its very best.

15. Around The House with Eric G and Caroline B

Eric G and Caroline B
The ULTIMATE Home Improvement Podcast and Syndicated Radio Show. Two National Experts Eric Goranson “Eric G” and Caroline Blazovsky “Caroline B” help homeowners and contractors tackle projects around the house. This is not your typical handyman show. This talk show will bring you everything from the latest home DIY project and building advice to current events and celebrity guests. You will hear from leading experts, your favorite home improvement stars and creators of exciting new technologies for your home. If you want to learn about home improvement and be entertained this show is for you.

16. The Substance

Philip Marinello and Trevor Akin
A podcast aiming at being Biblical, Thoughtful, and Human. Join Philip, Trevor, and Vincent every week as we engage the culture without the culture war. KC based!

17. The Wednesday Pull List

Lex Wilridge
A podcast for nerds by your friendly neighborhood comic reviewers! Here at the Wednesday Pull List we do weekly comic book reviews and discussions!

18. Your Church Friends

Chris Archuleta and Muireadhach Currie
Your Church Friends Podcast was started in hopes of helping Christians and non-Christians alike see God, Jesus, and the church through a Biblical lens. We cover a multitude of topics, ideas, theologies, and thoughts. We try our best to have honest and genuine conversations about them all. We enjoy taking a side by side look at what has been taught or is being taught and comparing it to what the Bible says. As Your Church Friends, we hope that our podcast helps all our listeners to listen to dig deeper in their faith and grow closer to God. Whether we entertain you, make you laugh, challenge your thoughts, or even make you a little frustrated our main goal is to propel you forward on your journey with God.

19. Big Idea Big Moves

Jamie Allison
The Destination for High Performers. Work Better – Live Better. We talk with, and learn from, the most intriguing and innovative leaders out there. We look for the people who are making “big moves”. Every episode we will learn from the best and leave you with actionable advice, learning and inspiration. Jamie Allison interviews some of the most interesting people in sports, business, entertainment and health to help inspire YOU to build whole life success and live your best life.

20. The Upside

Jeff and Callie Dauler

THE UPSIDE with Callie and Jeff is so much more than a podcast. Listening to the show is hanging out with your best friends, and the community of UPSIDE listeners is like no other in podcasting. The show is a real and honest take on day-to-day life; always finding humor in the silly and serious things going on and always finding the UPSIDE in every situation. They promote practicing gratitude as a way of life, will make you laugh every single day, and consider every person who listens part of their family. THE UPSIDE with Callie and Jeff is a daily show, with new episodes waiting for you when you wake up every weekday.

21. True Man Podcast

Mike Van Pelt

The True Man Podcast dares to explore the daily challenges facing men. We are all broken, all searching, and all looking for more of something in or lives. The True Man Podcast is an invitation to radical reconstruction of a man’s masculine heart and soul, and a place of safe community where we dare to ask questions deep-seated in a man.

22. 8th Layer Insights

Perry Carpenter

Get ready for a deep dive into what cybersecurity professionals often refer to as the “8th Layer” of security: HUMANS. Welcome to 8th Layer Insights (8Li). This podcast is a multidisciplinary exploration into how the complexities of human nature affect security and risk. Author, security researcher, and behavior science enthusiast Perry Carpenter taps experts for their insights and illumination. Topics include cybersecurity, psychology, behavior science, communication, leadership, and more.

23. Podcast UFO

Martin Willis

Podcast UFO is place where you can listen to audio podcasts about UFOs, close encounters and people associated with the UFO phenomenon. Witnesses involved in such things as sightings, views on cover-ups and more. Listeners are welcome to interact with guests, visit the website to find out how.

24. Small Town Murder

James and Jimmie

Two comedians look at a small town, what makes it tick, and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible tragedy, and the hosts’ comedic spin on the whole thing. New episodes every Thursday!!

25. The Curiosity of a Child Podcast

Richard & Anton

A father and son discuss things they are curious about, science, history, monsters games and more!

26. Unordinary Men


Cultivating Purposeful Masculinity. Join us every week to meet new people and discuss a new topic on cultivating your career, cultivating your dating or love life, and most importantly – cultivating your masculinity.

27. Joe Rogan Experience

Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan hosts long form conversations with friends and guests that include comedians, actors, musicians, MMA instructors and commentators, authors and artists.

28. Known Legacy

Bill Yuhaz and Travis Hartchen

A couple of Dads with the same questions you have, trying to make the best impact on their kids with out completely damaging them! – honestly you’re not screwing up as bad as you think.

29. Lore

Aaron Mahnke

Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.

30. Small Town Failing

Joe Charnews

Join Joe and a rotating list of guests as they discuss the latest and greatest movies from Hallmark, Lifetime, and all things in between.

31. The Man Cave Chronicles Podcast

Elias Giannakopoulos

Join Host Elias as he talks to various guests each week where ”Everyone Has A Story” from the world of Pop Culture, TV, Movies, Comedy, and more.

32. The Paranormal 60

Dave Schrader

The Paranormal 60 is an exciting, streamlined program meant for today’s listeners.

A fast moving, 60-minute show that features short form interviews, cutting through the wasted time and getting right to the heart of some of the most fascinating paranormal claims ever heard with the most compelling guests and real-life experiences with the unknown. Each episode also takes a look at different segments from Spellcasting to supernatural themed movie reviews, breaking news on books, entertainment along with reports on monsters, myths and legends.

33. Films at First Sight

Joe Ferry

Film podcast celebrating and exploring people first time views of old to new and everything in between.

34. Infinite Impact Influencers

Evans Putman

An entrepreneur’s podcast for Impact Influencers by Impact Influencers with world-changing missions. Join Evans Putman as he interviews purpose-driven entrepreneurs – business coaches, digital marketers, life coaches, health and fitness entrepreneurs, podcasters and more – about their stories, businesses and their missions to create a positive ripple effect in the world. Find your inspiration and become an Impact Influencer today!

35. Mothboys

Matt Mike and Jake

A podcast on Cryptids, Conspiracies, and the Unknown.

36. Pantry podcast

Shea Watson

A Bible-rooted podcast for Christians looking to curb harmful cravings and increase their daily intake of Christ. / Are you unsure how to have a personal relationship with Jesus? Do you struggle to see how God’s Word and God himself tie into your daily life? Find yourself constantly back where you started?

Husband/wife team Shea and Michelle Watson (and their amazing guests!) serve up spiritual nutrition to jumpstart your detox from the junk that does more harm than good so that you’re at your best for the spiritual battles that come your way. God isn’t just a spice on the shelf—He’s the whole meal.

37. Podcasting Business School

Adam Schaueble

This show will deliver podcasting tips about how to launch, grow, and monetize a podcast.

If you are looking for podcasting tips from a full time podcasting pro then you are in the right place.

38. True Crime Garage

Nick and the Captain

Hosts Nic and the Captain invite you to grab a chair, grab a beer and join them as they talk some true crime. This is no ordinary garage: it’s a rabbit hole of true crime, with a generous supply of alcohol and banter to lighten the load. From international atrocities to heinous stories on (US) home turf, dive head-first into a different case each week, and enjoy a cold one whilst your there.

If you consider yourself an armchair detective, you’re in the right place, and you’re amongst friends. For the mystery-seeker, True Crime Garage presents an archive of missing persons, unsolved and cold cases, plus accounts of infamous serial killers and chilling solved cases.

39. The Wicked Wild Podcast

Dave Brashears

The Wicked Wild Podcast is a movie and television series review show–published bi-weekly–that focuses on horror and thriller stories within the folk, cosmic, science fiction, survival, and wilderness subgenres. Our crew will get together to laugh, rant, argue, and rate new and classic entertainment within our favorite subgenres. We will also be releasing a companion episode for each main show in the alternating weeks, called “Campfire Tales.” On this show some of our team will take a deeper dive into the lore, legends, history, and conspiracies behind the real tales that inspired the film or series we had reviewed the week prior! So, come along and wander into the wicked and wild world of the strange and dreadful with us!

40. #FatherhoodIsLit

James Lopez

Your PRESENCE never has to be BORING! Join James Lopez founder of http://Cool4Dads.com every week as he and his guests explore the best and worst parts of Fatherhood. Real topics, real unfiltered conversations, the DAD way.

41. American Hauntings Podcast

Troy Taylor and Cody Beck

History, hauntings, legends, lore, true crime, and the paranormal activities of small-town America. Hosted by Cody Beck and Troy Taylor, Season 6, “Woods & Fields, Dark & Wicked” is now live. Previous seasons cover Alton, IL, St. Louis, New Orleans, Hollywood, and the Villisca Axe Murders.

42. And Then They Were Gone

Ethan Fleck

Each week hosts Kona and Ethan go beyond the headlines and social media posts to do a deep dive into a different missing persons case. Do you hold the key to bringing someone home?

43. Ask Pastor John

John Piper

Daily audio clips of John Piper answering tough theological and pastoral questions.

44. Astonishing Legends

Forrest Burgess and Scott Philbrook

The world is more mysterious than most people are comfortable imagining. We cross paths with the mystical from time to time and may not even notice it. If we do, we quickly return to our usually mundane daily existence. But what if we not only acknowledged the unknown, we investigated it and spoke with those in the know? That’s what co-hosts Scott & Forrest, and their producer Tess Pfeifle do at Astonishing Legends. Over 85 million downloads and hundreds of thousands of listeners have shown that exploring and embracing the wonders of our world can be not only enlightening but exciting. Welcome to Astonishing Legends!

45. Awaken with JP

JP Sears

Comedian, Life Coach, and curious student of life, JP Sears shares connected conversations with high level, inspiring, authentic, wickedly fascinating guests. Just being himself on the show, JP combines the humor that’s garnered him over 300 million online video views with his insight from over 15 years of being a life coach. This injection of empowerment will help you overcome challenges, uplevel your thinking, find more passion and purpose, and leave you entertainedAF! Ask your doctor if this podcast is right for you. But first, ask your chiropractor if asking your doctor is right for you.

46. Front Row Dads

Jon Vroman

Win at home and not just at work.

Over the last 5 years, Front Row Dads has become a diverse group of 230 dads from 12 different countries who share a common bond of choosing to put family first as they grow their businesses.

The mission of Front Row Dads is to help men deepen their connection with their children and build a family legacy that they’re proud of.

Outside of the podcast, live events and online summits, FRD has a highly engaged membership that supports each dad in aligning with his family values and staying committed to the most important people in his life.

47. Beyond the Helmet

Steve McGraft

What goes into success? Join us as we talk to professional athletes and highly successful professionals to better understand what goes into peak performance.

48. Bigger Pockets

Brandon Turner

The BiggerPockets Podcast cuts out the hype and BS, and delivers real, actionable advice from active real estate investors and other professionals in the industry. The show isn’t about helping you get rich overnight or about selling you on some course, bootcamp, or guru system; it is about keeping it real . . . nothing more!

The BiggerPockets Podcast, hosted by Josh Dorkin and Brandon Turner, is an extension of that community – bringing you incredible real estate investing training, interviews, tools, and tips each week to help you grow your business and build wealth. You won’t find the latest and greatest self-proclaimed guru here on the BiggerPockets Podcast, but actual real-life, in-the-field real estate investors who are actually living the life they talk about. Be sure to check out BiggerPockets.com for more than 1,500,000 forum posts, 10,000 articles, and start connecting with over 450,000 other like-minded members for free. Whether you are a complete newbie, a house flipper looking to improve your house flipping skills, a wholesaler looking for insight into how make more money, or a buy and hold landlord looking to improve your real estate investing skills – the BiggerPockets Podcast will help you achieve your goals and get bigger pockets!

49. Bloodstream

Patrick James Lynch

BloodStream is an entertaining and informational podcast for the bleeding disorders community. Each week, hemophilia patient Patrick James Lynch and former non-profit director Amy Board are joined by advocacy leaders, medical experts, and other guests to discuss the latest news, scientific advancements, policy initiatives, and so much more.

50. Bold Love

Bob Roberts Jr

What does a world look like where people can lovingly engage with those who have different views without compromising their faith? What does it look like to truly love your neighbor or even your enemy? These questions have led Pastor Bob Roberts Jr to have deep conversations with those that are living out their faith in the public square by loving boldly and working together to build resilient communities. Whether you’re Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddist, or no matter your faith, we all can learn how to relate to those who are different than us – to love boldly. Join us on this story-telling journey that will encourage you the listener to better love your neighbor and how to relate to others despite your differences without compromising your beliefs.

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